Fjelsted's career began in the 90s southeast fine art scene, where his critically-lauded gallery works included painting, sculpture, and installation. After segueing into theater and commercial photography, he spent four years in multi-media as an art director for a VFX company. While moonlighting as an arts reviewer for The Independent Weekly in 2001, he wrote and directed the award-winning animated short The Firefly Man which premiered at Telluride and sold to The Sundance Channel. Fjelsted moved to Los Angeles in 2003 and has since designed over a dozen features, both streaming and network television, as well as several commercials, music videos, and short films.
His feature film designs have premiered at Cannes, Sundance, Berlin, and Tribeca -- and he's built character worlds for television series airing on Netflix, Amazon, HBO, and Starz. He has also been hired
to direct animation, music videos, and 2nd unit content.
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